Welcome to Nillahcootie Estate located in north east Victoria on the Midland Highway between Mansfield and Benalla. Nillahcootie Estate has established a reputation for producing premium wines at affordable prices.
The first three acres of vines were planted on the property in 1988. Nillahcootie Estate now has eighteen acres of luscious vines across the property. Varieties include Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. The cool climate and close proximity to Lake Nillahcootie, allows for the production of premium wines. Lake Nillahcootie is the centerpiece of the valley. Providing a playground for all lovers of water sports, including waterskiing, fishing and sailing. Located only 200 kilometers North of Melbourne.
Nillahcootie Estate Wines
Maggie’s Paddock Cabernet Merlot 2005 Blend 65% Cabernet and 35% Merlot. In 1988, Maggie’s Paddock was planted specifically to produce premium grapes for the Estate's Cabernet Merlot Blend. Each year the grapes are hand picked when ripening has peaked, giving the winery a plentiful and quality product to work with. Successive vintages have seen an enhancement of fruit quality which ensures that our aim of producing a well balanced wine with warm berry flavours and soft acidity has been achieved. This vintage exhibits good fresh reds in colour, complex varietal fruits that display undertones of mint, blackberry and toasty oak. Rich, fruity, with soft tannins and good length. Aged for 24 months in French Oak. Alcohol 13.5% - 8.0 Standard Drinks.
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Nillahcootie Estate Shiraz 2010 Our 2010 Shiraz boasts a decadent dark red colour. The high quality Shiraz grape produces deep plum and hints of red berry fruit flavours through the wine. Whilst integrated oak and silky tannins to finish make this divine full-bodied Shiraz one of Nillahcootie Estate’s finest wines. Alcohol 13.8% - 8.2 Standard Drinks
Nillahcootie Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2010 This Cabernet Sauvignon is lively, refreshing and tasty. It’s dark red colouring and savoury characters make it a stand out. With fine tannin finishing notes this cheeky Cabernet Sauvignon is a fine example of the precision and care taken from vineyard to bottle. Alcohol 12.0% - 7.1 Standard Drinks
Nillahcootie Estate Merlot 2010
Our 2010 Merlot is a dark red in colour and medium bodied. Exhibiting gentle red berry fruit flavours as well as soft tannins. With minimal oak influence and some well-integrated vanillin this Merlot easy-drinking and highly versatile in food pairing. The premium Merlot grapes thriving at Nillahcootie Estate are integral in the production of this delightfully soft wine. Alcohol 13.4% - 7.9 Standard Drinks.